Vice President of Culinary Operations

Sage Hospitality Resources - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)3.2

Full-time

Creation and implementation of innovative Branded menus and concepts and maintain Brand Integrity at all locations. Ensure all culinary operational standards are being upheld to drive consistency and financial expectations. Create a culture that supports the future growth of the Brand including professional development of the culinary talent’s performance and potential.

Required Knowledge/Skills

Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.

Requires oral and written communication skills.

Must have moderate hearing to communicate with employees and to hear machinery, for safety reasons.

Must have excellent vision, for safety reasons.

Must have moderate speech communications skills to communicate with other employees.

Must have excellent comprehension and literacy to read and write, as well as analyze to fulfill budget.

Requirements:
Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Strategic Agility

Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.

Confronting Direct Reports

Deals with problem direct reports firmly and in a timely manner; doesn’t allow problems to fester; regularly reviews performance and holds timely discussions; can make negative decisions when all other efforts fail; deal effectively with troublemakers.

Sizing Up People

Is good judge of talent; after reasonable exposure, can articulate the strengths and limitations of people inside or outside the organization; can accurately project what people are likely to do across a variety of situations.

Organizational Agility

Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network; understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices and procedures; understands the cultures of organizations.

Abilities

Lifting objects, 30-35 pounds, 3 to 5 times during the course of the shift (i.e. top round, prime rib, frozen boxes).

Carrying, (ranging from clipboard to food products to small equipment).

Kneeling -during times of inspections for proper cleanliness and monitoring once a week, as well as during lifting.

Full mobility is required in order to usually inspect and monitor the kitchen environment.

Continuous standing -while expediting, or cooking or inspecting.

Anywhere from brief periods (15 minutes) to longer periods (1 hour). At least 50% of the day.

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post-high school education, but less than a degree from a four year college.

Experience

Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Chemicals/Agents: grease strip, bleach, grease cutter, Lime Away.

Protective Clothing: hair restraint/hat, gloves, apron, safety shoes - approximately 100% of 8 hour shift.

Deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill.

Environment

Inside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.

Position Type:
Full Time - Regular

State:
CO